Strafe or Lugnut?

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  1. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    I´m not really able able to choose of these two which to buy. On one hand i´m a sucker for evil looking Autobots and faction changing repaints, on the other I loved Lugnut in Animated and another toy of him would rock.

    Which should I choose and why?

    EDIT: To clarify I don´t own the Mindwipe mold.
     
  2. Wollstone

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    Lugnut, because new mold > repaint
     
  3. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Yeah. Get Mindwipe AND Lugnut. Forget about Strafe, he has no one to combine with anyway.
     
  4. ComicGuy89

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    I would say both Strafe and Lugnut... but if I had to choose one, it'll be Lugnut. However, Strafe is pretty good too. They make good counterparts against each other.

    I know I'm definitely getting both (or at least Lugnut) when my paycheck comes next.
     
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    I have Mindwipe and Animated Lugnut, my plan is to pass on both of these.
     
  6. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Is the Mindwipe mold as good as they say?
     
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    lug 110%
     
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    It's just so... birdlike, I guess. You don't even need to know he's a Transformer to know he can fly, and has a sinister, stealthy nature. I passed on the vast majority of ROTF but the aesthetic of Mindwipe just pulled me in. I really think the non-movie molds allowed the designers the ability to work more freely, to the advantage of the finished product.
     
  9. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    I see. Well guys I´m sorry if I look like a guy who can´t make his own mind..lol But my dilemma is that thanks to the shitty distribution we have here I have to get several of my things from overseas which is kinda expensive, so in some things I really have to ponder the toy before making a purchase.

    So far Lugnut is proving a fan favorite I guess.
     
  10. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    The Mindwipe mold is really that good. However there are so many clogging shelves (at least in PA) that you may be able to pick up a loose one or something cheap via the magicks of the internet. If you have the opportunity to get a Lugnut now, go for it. There is no shortage of Mindwipe in the world.

    And for the record: Mindwipe > Strafe. That mold is meant to be black and imposing. Plus it makes for one super realistic alt mode.
     
  11. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Lugnut's awesome because he can grab Legends in those big hands of his, which makes him look huge throwing around Optimus like a ragdoll. I'd suggest going for Lugnut out of the pair, and tracking down Mindwipe if you can. Strafe is not bad as colours go, but the whole stealth plane thing works in black and looks incredibly evil and sinister.
     
  12. exomega255

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    Strafe looks nice. But Mindwipe looks better, and Lugnut is a good mold.
     
  13. Cracka J

    Cracka J TURD PARTY DUMPSTERPIECE TFW2005 Supporter

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    really love the mindwipe mold and lugnut looks great, so both for me.
     
  14. Aniel

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    Well Portugal is one of the last european countries on Hasbro distribution routes so we always get what's left over, last thing we got that was worth it was Leader Starscream, so yes importing is the only resource.

    Going back on topic my vote is Lugnut because I think Mindwipe's color fits him much better and is still somewhat easy to find a Skystaker in Continente or Jumbo to go with im.
     
  15. Blot

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    I love the Mindwipe mold and would personally choose him over Lugnut, but Strafe looks like Ronald McDonald to me with his red, white, and yellow colors and his big red clown shoes--so my vote is for Lugnut.:D 
     
  16. Autovolt 127

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    Get Strafe so I can own Lugnut. :p 
     
  17. General Magnus

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    Thanks for the advice guys. I´m getting Lugnut instead of Strafe then.
     
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    Lug > Mindwipe > Strafe

    I hope by the time the RTS voyagers come out I've got enough for both Luggy and Grapple.
     

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